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# Cost of pumping well water to irigate 6 ac

## Cost of pumping well water to irigate 6 ac

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Hi, I am trying to find out a approximate cost off irrigating 6 acres with well water. I got a 5g/min pump however i do not know the specs of how much electricity it pulls and i am just looking for a average figure.
Say I need 1 inch/acre = 27154 gal. How much electricity would a average submersible pump use to pump 27154 gallons and how much would that cost?
Any one that has real life experience doing this that has a similar figure like I spend \$x amount of dollars per year
irrigating a 2acre pasture or so pleas feel free to inform me.

### RE: Cost of pumping well water to irigate 6 ac

How deep is the well?
What is the draw down under steady use?
What does electricity cost at your location?
It depends.
yours

### RE: Cost of pumping well water to irigate 6 ac

I would need to know  a wee bit more about your particular circumstances to give you anything like a sensible answer.
What is the deapth from the surface of the water in the well to the rim of the well? What height above the well dose the water have to be pumped? What distance dose it have to be pumped.What size pipe are you using and how many fittings/elbows etc are you using?And finaly what is the means of distribution at the end of the line, is it sprinkelers,trickle,seep hose capilary or channel? All these things have a bearing on the final cost.

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